SuSE 10 Security Update : icu (ZYPP Patch Number 6422)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41522


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


icu does not properly handle invalid byte sequences during Unicode conversion. Remote attackers could potentially exploit that to conduct conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2009-0153)


Apply ZYPP patch number 6422.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41522

File Name: suse_icu-6422.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0153

CWE: 79